The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 113 113 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 29 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.86% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.90% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 37
Median daily rate £335 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £408 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.23%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2870 3000 2815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.32% 95.85% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 1944 1837
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 197 180
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +14 9 £338 +8.00% 3
Gloucestershire 0 9 £304 -19.53%
Wiltshire -5 4 £400 +21.21% 3
Devon +6 3 - - 3
Dorset -10 1 £350 -6.66%
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 48 (76.19%) SQL
2 38 (60.32%) SQL Server
3 23 (36.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (36.51%) Oracle
4 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (30.16%) Oracle Database
5 19 (30.16%) Linux
6 18 (28.57%) Windows
7 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (25.40%) Unix
9 14 (22.22%) Ingres
9 14 (22.22%) SCCM
10 13 (20.63%) Clustering
10 13 (20.63%) Finance
10 13 (20.63%) Shell Script
10 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
11 12 (19.05%) SAN
11 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
12 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (17.46%) SQL Optimisation
12 11 (17.46%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (17.46%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (15.87%) Server Patching
13 10 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (14.29%) Migration
15 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
4 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.17%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) SAN
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) Network Security
3 3 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (60.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (36.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (30.16%) Oracle Database
5 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (22.22%) Ingres
7 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
13 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
13 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (3.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Local Government
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) RESTful
1 2 (3.17%) WSDL
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Clustering
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 18 (28.57%) Windows
3 16 (25.40%) Unix
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) Solaris
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Optimisation
2 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.87%) Server Patching
3 9 (14.29%) Migration
4 8 (12.70%) Data Management
5 5 (7.94%) ETL
5 5 (7.94%) Open Source
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.76%) ERP
6 3 (4.76%) High Availability
6 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.17%) CRM
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (76.19%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) Shell Script
3 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) SCCM
2 11 (17.46%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Oracle
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Endeca
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) hybris
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.59%) VMware